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Project Manager Test Cases

Ashburn, VA
March 25, 2018

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Morrisville, North Carolina 27560


Vaishnavi B, PMP;PMI-ACP

Profile Summary

IBM Details: Project Manager June16 - Till date

Project Lead Nov10 – June16

Diligent Project Manager offering a proven record of success leading all phases of diverse technology projects.

Identified risk by communicating and coaching with internal and external teams daily to finish the project successfully.

Collaborated across multiple teams including engineering, internal clients and vendors

10 years of IT experience in Software Quality Assurance spanning across multiple industries like Banking, Insurance which includes 4 years of Mainframe development.

Rich and varied experience in Mainframe Application Testing for Insurance using Waterfall and Agile methodology

Successfully managed large and small application testing projects in the onsite –offshore model

Thorough Understanding and experience in implementing Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies including Scrum, Waterfall and Agile methodology for application development, Enhancement, Maintenance projects.

Expertise in various aspects of Software testing lifecycle(STLC) including Requirement Analysis, Estimation, QA Project Plan, Test Strategy, Test Plan, Test Design, Test Execution, Defect Management, Implementation and Closure.

Strong experienced in planning and hands on in Smoke Testing, Functional Testing, System Integration Testing, Regression Testing, User Acceptance Testing, Risk based testing.

Demonstrated success in bringing cost efficiencies in testing projects through various levers – Risk based testing and lean processes.

Creative problem solver with advanced analytical, planning, and scheduling skills with a focus on timely delivery.

Highly proficient in Defect Management & Test Management using Quality Center

Coached team in optimal time utilization through concepts of scrum and agile management methodologies.

Led sprint reviews and daily scrum meetings to touch base with whole team and ensure that all members were performing satisfactorily.

Skill Set:


Resource Planning

Requirements gathering

Process Improvements

Skilled negotiator

Decision maker

Knowledge of design and development

Project Delivery



Databases and Tools: DB2, VSAM, SPUFI, File-Aid, Quality Centre 12.1, ALM.

Programming Languages: COBOL, JCL




Successfully transitioned of 3 projects from MetLife/vendor to IBM India

Travelled to the CHENNAI to work closely with the vendor during transition

100% Transition sign off for all the 3 projects

Ramp up post transition

Successful delivery of projects during steady state

Process improvements and suggestions

Standardize reports

Involved in cross training resources across all 3 projects.

Identified training needs for the teams and organized for training to fill knowledge gap.

Received laurels and appreciation both from client and IBM

Received monetary and monumental/certifications awards

Feb 07 - Nov 10, Associate Project, Cognizant Technology Solutions

Team Size: 3 Software Developers

Duration: From Feb 2007 till Nov 2010

Total Projects: 6 Mega projects

Role: Senior Developer

Development Job Profile

Take part in the project kick off meetings with release managers (onshore), Business Analysts / System Analysts, Developers and Stake holders

Understand and analyze the Software requirement & Design/ Technical specification documents

Estimation and resource planning

Conduct trainings (Knowledge transfer, domain and testing).

Work flow management

Review and Prepare High Level and Low Level Design documents.

Review and develop Technical design documents for the impacted components.

Involved in modifying and developing code as per the requirement.

Develop Sort cards, JCL’s, Proclibs and copy books as per requirement.

Involved in Creating Change man Packages, staging and compiling the components

Review and Develop test cases & test data.

Involved in setting up JCl’s, proclibs as per test environment

Review functional specifications

Assist other resources in executing test cases; verify the results as per requirement.

Involved in set up of test environment as a part of System Testing

Prepare test execution report

Conduct Status review, Phase & Project closure Meetings

Prepare implementation documents

Involved in technical panel for the Organizations wide recruitment drive

Rewards Received

Awarded with Managers Choice AWARD in IBM for leading the team and delivering all the tasks with quality.

Awarded with SERVICE EXCELLENCE AWARD in IBM for leading the team and delivering all the tasks with quality.

Awarded with THINK TO CONNECT AWARD in IBM for outstanding performance.

Received +1 PBC Rating for the year 2010 -2011

Awarded twice with ‘Client Amex Certificates’ for exhibiting good analytical and problem solving skills while working with Amex Project.

Appreciations from the Business and Supervisors for noteworthy contributions in various projects.

Appreciation from the Business for the steep learning curve and worthy contribution to a business critical project.

Represented the firm for participating in Offshore Business Meetings, Gathering Business Requirements, Project Co-ordination (Leading, Developing and testing applications)


PMP Certified


Successfully completed IBM External Certification “DB2@ UDB V8.1 Family Fundamentals” with a score of 81% in the month of December 2007

C and C++ Certifications from Tata InfoTech

Cognizant Certified Professional in Credit Cards-L1

Brain Bench Certified Professional in COBOL, JCL, VSAM and DB2

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